Credit:NASA Earth Observatory maps by Jesse Allen, using data from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) sensor on the Global Change Observation Mission 1st-Water (GCOM-W1) satellite and the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on the Nimbus-7 satellite. NASA Earth Observatory chart by Joshua Stevens, using data from the National Snow & Ice Data Center. Caption by Kathryn Hansen, adapted from materials by Maria-José Viñas.
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Data Date:October 6, 2015
Visualization Date:October 16, 2015
Sensor(s):GCOM-W1 - AMSR-2